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Live Your Best Life at Big Tree RV Community

5 minutes read Aug 13,2021
Live Your Best Life at Big Tree RV Community

Active 55+ Fun Awaits at Big Tree RV Community

If you ask us, the best years of your life begin after your 55th birthday. With more time for relaxing and the flexibility to be a snowbird, the active 55+ lifestyle is ideal for RVing. Join us at Big Tree RV Community to live your best life among neighbors and new friends.

Located in Arcadia, Florida, Big Tree RV Community is 45 miles east of both Sarasota and Fort Myers. You'll enjoy the benefits of quiet, inland living while remaining close enough for day trips to coastal cities and white sugar sand beaches. Plan your stay today and discover why guests love vacationing at Big Tree!

Yellow Vacation Rental With Porch at Big Tree in Arcadia Florida

Ways to Stay

RV sites are the primary way to stay at Big Tree RV Community. You'll love our spacious sites that feature full hookups with 30- or 50-amp electric service. Additionally, you can choose either a standard grassy site or an elite site with a concrete pad, patio, parking spot, and a locking storage shed. All our sites also include picnic tables and access to Sun WiFi.

If you don't have an RV, you can take your stay in one of our pet-friendly park model rentals. You can choose from one- and two-bedroom layouts, with each featuring a full kitchen, bathroom, air conditioning, and a washer and dryer. Each rental is also furnished and includes linens, dinnerware, and cookware. Just bring your bags and settle in for a comfortable stay!

Swimming Pool and Hot Tub at Big Tree in Arcadia Florida

Resort Amenities

Sunny days call for laps in the swimming pool. Among the amenities at Big Tree RV Community, the spacious pool is a popular choice to beat the heat and partake in low-impact exercise. There are many other amenities to enjoy as well, including:

  • Hot tub
  • Clubhouse
  • Pickleball and shuffleboard courts
  • Horseshoes, pétanque, and billiards
  • Fishing lake
  • Dog park
  • On-site storage ($)
  • And much more!

Planned Activities

During the cooler months, Big Tree RV Community features a busy calendar of planned activities. These range from chili cookoffs and potluck dinners to game nights and sports tournaments. Don't worry about making new friends during your stay. It's easy to form friendships for life during our events and planned activities!

Exterior of the Ringling Museum in Sarasota Florida

Local Attractions

Locally, Arcadia offers quiet living in the Florida countryside. There is a small downtown, or you can visit the nearby Peace River State Forest. This preserve features a 2-mile hiking loop and a 6-mile equestrian trail, both just a short drive from Big Tree RV Community.

You might also head to Ona, Florida, where you'll discover Solomon's Castle. This aluminum "castle" is a massive sculpture created from recycled items, with tours offered by the artist. Next door is the Boat in the Moat, a ship sculpture that's also a homestyle restaurant. Grab a bite after your tour and don't forget to take a picture!

If you drive 45 miles west of Big Tree RV Community, you'll reach Sarasota. When visiting, you must stop by the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, a depository of art and circus memorabilia. Other Sarasota attractions include the Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium and the Sarasota Classic Car Museum. You can also enjoy a beach day on Siesta Key or Lido Key.

Nearby in Bradenton, you can visit the South Florida Museum, which houses a wealth of local history exhibits. You might also head into St. Petersburg to visit The Dali museum and the Tampa Bay Watch Discovery Center. There are attractions all around, so let your curiosity carry you to new experiences.

Book Your Stay

If a snowbird stay in the sunshine sounds like a good time, come to Big Tree RV Community. Our vibrant active 55+ community will be happy to welcome you to the family!

You can book your stay online or give us a call at (844) 726-6508 to speak with a reservation specialist. And if you have a friend who also likes RVing, share this post and invite them to visit Florida!

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